33 thoughts on “Waiting”

  1. Hi Patti,

    Thanks for stopping by my blog today and “liking” my post. Now I am here enjoying your space. Really enjoyed your “About”. Hope it gets easier and easier to embrace the states. New York is a handful to start with. Margie

    1. Thank you so much Margie for the very warm welcome! Getting easier all the time but still I have to stop and think about what to cook each night for dinner, wherever I am. Hope you are having as good a day as your beautiful sunrise promises!

    1. Andrea, Thank you so much for sharing your enjoyment!

      It was such a thrilling moment, but, even though they were “performing” (I say performing with reservation because there was no audience other than the occasional passer-by) in a public place I really did feel as though I had intruded upon their space and companionship. I also felt rather awkward taking the photograph. Their voices were truly beautiful, so rich and resonant.

    1. Thank you Kris. I don’t have Photoshop but I do love the opportunity to turn colour into b&w, or as you so rightly say, the cyan tones. Out of curiosity, how many of your lovely shots do you print?

    1. Had I had my wits about me I should have filmed them if only to catch the richness of their beautiful voices which were so vibrant and full of life. The energy of youth combined with experience!

  2. Ah, beautiful New York. Love the photos. So calm and restful. Just relaxing to the sound, the vibe and the sunshine of the City. Late afternoon settings always bring a sense of comfort. It’s that part of the day that promises rest and rejuvenation. Happy Holidays my friend.

    1. Thank you IT. It is such a user-friendly city (I think so anyway) and because we all live in small spaces, on top of each other etc public space becomes part of the general living space, the outdoor porch or verandah. The park bench instead of the rocking chair! Enjoy all the excitement leading up to Christmas Day!

  3. For some reason, what I like most about this brilliant image is the distance and space between the two men; you have captured it exactly. It’s as if they are exactly and deliberately so; not too close, not too far. And you have also captured the connection between them. I’m not sure what the man on the left is holding, but it looks as if he is anchoring himself in the picture. The whole composition (although you took it quickly) is really very impressive. I like it very much.

    1. There was indeed geometry at play in the taking of this photo for exactly the points you make. The alley way was quite narrow and I was so anxious not to intrude as the third point in the triangle any further than I had already. It was such a pleasure to be there and your pleasure is extra company, thank you.

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